I'm wanting to become a clinical psychologist and
Get a psyd in clinical psychology. I was just curouis about what specific things a clinical psychologist can treat? From borderline personality disorders to sexual fetishes what could I do?
Uhm all mental disorders? Do you want a list of all the disorders?
Psychotic disorders: Schizophrenia, schizoaffective, brief psychotic, delusional
Personality: paranoid, schizoid, schizotypal, antisocial, boderline, histrionic, narcissistic, avoidant, dependent, obsessive compulsive
Mood: Bipolar, Major depression, Dysthymia, Cyclothymia
Anxiety: OCD, PTSD, Panic, Panic with Agoraphobia, Specific Phobias, Social Phobia
Sexual: Hypoactive sexual desire, sexual aversion, female sexual arousal, male erectile, female/male orgasmic, premature ejaculation, dyspareunia, vaginismus, exhibitionism, fetishism, frotteurism, pedophilia, sexual masochism, sexual sadism, transvestic fetishism, voyeurism
Somataform: somatization, conversion, pain, hypochondriasis, BDD,
Dissociative disorders: amensia, fugue, DID, depersonalization
Eating disorders: anorexia, bulimia
Disorders usually first diagnosed in children: autism, ADHD, conduct disorder, oppositional defiance disorder
etc etc etc...
well there's a few more, but those are the basic ones. Remember, that not all issues are in the DSM. Family issues, couple issues, life issues, grief... The list could go on forever...
thank you very much,I just wanted a list. (: